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Søren Kierkegaard: Subjectivity, Irony, & the Crisis of Modernity by [Stewart, Jon]
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As the plot of this text unfolds it becomes a play within a play, an occasion for reflection; with clearer vision the reader discovers herself at center stage, having become-one can only hope-an actress in crisis. (Chandler D. Rogers, Religious Studies Review)

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Søren Kierkegaard: Subjectivity, Irony, and the Crisis of Modernity examines the thought of Søren Kierkegaard, a unique figure, who has freeired, provoked, fascinated, and irritated people ever since he walked the streets of Copenhagen. At the end of his life, Kierkegaard said that the only model he had for his work was the Greek philosopher Socrates. This work takes this statement as its point of departure. Jon Stewart explores what Kierkegaard
meant by this and to show how different aspects of his writing and argumentative strategy can be traced back to Socrates. The main focus is The Concept of Irony, which is a key text at the beginning of Kierkegaard's literary career. Although it was an early work, it nevertheless played a determining role in his later
development and writings. Indeed, it can be said that it laid the groundwork for much of what would appear in his later famous books such as Either/Or and Fear and Trembling.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 4726 KB
  • Print Length: 228 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0198747705
  • Publisher: OUP Oxford; 1 edition (8 October 2015)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B015P7A0RA
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5.0 out of 5 starsExcellent Introduction to Kierkegaard - very high quality book (binding and paper).
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5.0 out of 5 starsExcellent intro to Kierkegaard
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4.0 out of 5 starsStudents of intellectual history will find it a particularly useful read.
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5.0 out of 5 starsA Fresh Approach to Kierkegaard, Focusing on Socratic Irony, Subjectivity, and Nihilism
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5.0 out of 5 stars& the Crisis of Modernity is a great introduction to Kierkegaard’s thought
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